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Published annually by the AOI, edited by Olivia Ahmad and designed by Fraser Muggeridge studio. Issue 42 – Intimacy soon available here.
What's in the current Issue

The Intimacy issue explores illustration’s potential to represent the spaces close to us

Excerpt: Painting Faces

Athena Paginton, a makeup artist living and working in London, is broadening the definition of illustration with her makeup brush

Excerpt: Showing Emotionality

In a time of isolation and distance, Sophi Miyoko Gullbrants has been seeking warmth and encouraging us to connect.

Article Excerpt: Flora and Fungi

Katie Scott reveals the process behind her project with Kew Gardens

Article Excerpt: Hervé Tullet's Simple Ideas

Hervé Tullet on creating books for interactive play ‘My books are installations, displays’

Article Excerpt: Word Activism

Argentinian street artist Tano Veron uses text stencils and letterpress (and colour) to spread ideas.

Article Excerpt: Making Faces

Katie McCurrach tracks the role of image-making in criminal identification from sketching to EvoFIT.

Article Excerpt: Cutting Through

Infographics – the tip of the iceberg is the image explain Grundini and Delayed Gratification